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Ideas to Steal from 10 Clever Small Space Entryways

Living in a little space, without a dedicated entryway (or even a coat closet) doesn't have to mean having purses and keys and boots and coats strewn …

San Francisco

8 Hacks We Discovered Hiding Deep in IKEA's Website

IKEA says it loves when customers hack their products, but I particularly love it when IKEA hacks themselves. I recently dove deep down into their …

Hacking

Plug This Silent Money Drain and Save Money All Year

You know what really puts a damper on all your efforts to stick to a budget and save money? Seeing a chunk of change go out of your account for a …

Apps

This Homemade Pizza Dough Just Calls for 2 Simple Ingredients

Did you know that you can make the most amazing pizza dough with just two ingredients? Sound too good to be true? Perhaps, but after you try this fun food hack, you’ll forget all about delivery and want to make these every time you’re craving a slice. Plus you can top it with anything you’d like, …

IKEA's Most Hackable Furniture Line Turns 50

As IKEA celebrates the 50th anniversary of making raw, simple wood shelving go mainstream with the 1968 introduction of the IVAR series, it's time to …

Furniture

These IKEA Hacks Will Dominate 2018

(Image credit: Ikea)<p>2018 is upon us, and do you know what that means? It's a brand new year to iterate, embellish, alter, paint, and reconfigure IKEA …

Hacking

7 Beautiful (& Useful!) Ways to Fill a Wall

(Image credit: Petra Bindel)<p>Imagine for a moment that you're an infallibly practical person. The idea of filling a wall with framed artwork...well, …

Saint Petersburg

6 Ways to Hack a Platform Storage Bed from IKEA Products

(Image credit: Stadshem, via Anita Sienudzi)<p>Here's an idea: turn basic IKEA storage cabinets and dressers into multi-functional lofts. It's a smart …

IKEA

Our Absolute Best Small Space Living Advice of the Year

When I rented my first apartment years ago, I constantly scoured the internet for advice on making the most of my new home. More often than not, I'd …

Small Spaces

The Smartest, Most Stylish IKEA Hacks of 2017

Some of our favorite posts each year hinge on IKEA products, and all the endless ways they can be transformed and hacked into something more useful, …

Hacking

Can You Guess Which Sofa Arrangement Saves Space?

Design pop quiz! Which takes up less space in a living room: A. Two sofas facing each other OR B. A sofa and love seat arranged in the traditional …

Sofa

What You Need to Know About Swedish Death Cleaning

The Internet loves a good decluttering trend: We've long extolled the value of KonMari-ing your stuff, for instance, keeping only the things that …

Minimalism

8 IKEA Products That Changed Our Homes for the Better

If the countless articles we've written about IKEA and its vast array of budget-friendly and fashionable products is any indication, we love the …

Living Rooms

This Is How Much It Costs to Cover Cabinets in Washi Tape

There have been two recent house tours in which the renters decided their apartments' plain, boring kitchen cabinets weren't cutting it. Renovating …

New Orleans

10 Essential IKEA Pieces for Small Living Rooms

From the time I discovered the store, those tiny-apartment vignettes (how three people live in 181 square feet!) were my favorite part of going to …

Living Rooms

10 IKEA Buys To Make the Most of a Small Bedroom

A tiny bedroom can be nice and cozy, but it can also be a bit of a storage nightmare. How do you squeeze everything you need into a room that's …

Small Spaces

Design Lovers Mix Their Style & Stuff in Brooklyn

<b>Name:</b> Zachary Ioannucci <b><br>Location:</b> Greenpoint — Brooklyn, NY <b><br>Size:</b> 1000 square feet <b><br>Years lived in:</b> 2 years, renting<p>I live with my boyfriend Travis. …

Dining Rooms

This Smart Seating Saves Every Inch In Your Small Kitchen

There's no denying that an eat-in kitchen has a certain charm. But finding enough room for a table, particularly in a very small kitchen, can be a …

Kitchens

An Easy & Super Affordable (Under $20) Wall Art Idea To Copy

(Image credit: Jacqueline Marque)<p>Boy there was A LOT to drool over in Joy the Baker's New Orleans house tour. Like every square inch, basically. (And …

Wall Art

10 Gifts You Can Make from Photos (Worth a Thousand Words)

(Image credit: The Merrythought)<p>There are few things more personal than gifting photos during the holidays. But when you spend the time taking, …

Crafting

9 Unique Ways to Customize the BEKVAM Step Stool

(Image credit: Nicolette Tabram)<p>IKEA's BEKVAM step stool is the $20 item we see over and over again in readers' homes. It's solid wood and comes …

Cute

These International Bathrooms Have a Very Unusual Feature

Bathrooms are a little bit different all over the world. Bathrooms in Europe often have a hand sprayer but no showerhead. Many Japanese bathrooms …

Small Spaces

The Best IKEA Products for Small Spaces

(Image credit: IKEA)<p>In Europe there's a long and proud tradition of tiny apartment living, so it's no surprise that the folks at IKEA have a few …

Small Spaces

How To Make DIY Scented Pinecones

Scented pinecones might seem like a non-essential, but if you're really craving that cinnamon-y, holiday aroma at home, nothing else is quite as …

Chemicals

Problem Solving Projects: 10 Super Smart Kitchen Storage DIY

(Image credit: Sustainable Kitchens)<p>There are yet-to-be-discovered storage spots lurking in even the teeny-tiniest of kitchens—under the shelves, …

Storage Ideas

10 Flawless Ways to Lay Out a Living Room

Our living rooms wear a lot of hats: we watch TV, entertain friends, have conversations and spend time reading in them. Sometimes they double as home …

Living Rooms